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March 31, 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic is expected to sharply slow growth in developing economies in East Asia and the Pacific as well as China, the World Bank said in an economic update on Monday. The bank said precise growth forecasts were difficult, given the rapidly changing situation, but its baseline now called for growth in developing Continue Reading
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 By Sule Sani Following the spate of donations and interventions to tackle the current pandemic threatening the Nigerian healthcare system and other aspects of the nation’s wellbeing, leading non-governmental organization, Connected Development (CODE), is holding the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Health and the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to Continue Reading
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The Central Bank of Nigeria has advised against panic withdrawals of cash as financial institutions will remain functional during the lockdown. This was contained in a statement from the apex bank published beliw: “It will be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had issued a directive restricting the movement of people – excluding those on essential […]Continue Reading
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The Executive Governor Of Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has announced restrictions on vehicular movement into Borno state in a statewide broadcast on the Corona Virus Pendemic . The full speech is published below: “My Fellow Citizens Of Borno State We are currently going through another trying and difficult period in our history as […]Continue Reading
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Oyo State Government is running smoothly as the state governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde started working from isolation after he tested positive for Covid-19. Reports from Government House indicated that the machinery of state administration is working well as the Governor despite testing positive is not showing any symptoms and is in self isolation for treatment. […]Continue Reading
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Full statement Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) under the leadership of His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, JNI, is once again saddened with the recent unfortunate developments of misleading the Muslim Ummah by some sections of ‘Ulama (preachers) over the corona virus prevalence. We must as an Ummah […]Continue Reading
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In the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic and its effects on businesses, the 16 federations members of the Global Business Coalition have drafted urgent measures to be taken by governments and authorities in order to mitigate potential harmful effects, help combat the virus and support business activity. These smart measures are at the core […]Continue Reading
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In order to contribute its quota towards containing the spread of the coronavirus disease (covid-19) pandemic, the National Association of Retired Paramilitary Officers (NARPO) has expressed readiness to deploy its activated 10,000 members as volunteers. The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Coordinator, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba dropped this hint in Abuja on Monday. According Continue Reading